KKR managed a victory at home ground

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Friday, April 20th, 2018 | 0

Once again 2nd batting team failed to win the match in Indian Premier League 2018 though earlier most of the matches were won by chasing teams. But against Delhi Daredevils, KKR managed a victory at home ground. However, in their last match against Sunrisers Hyderabad, KKR faced defeat at their home venue. Finally, at the home venue Eden Gardens, they have come to the winning streak.

KKR managed a victory at home ground

Both Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils are the founding member in Indian Premier League though Delhi Daredevils or DD has no good records in IPL. They yet to claim the IPL title. But their opponent Kolkata Knight Riders or KKR is one of the most successful and popular franchise team in IPL. They won total two IPL titles. In 2012 they won first title and in 2014, they grabbed their 2nd IPL title so far. In the ongoing season, DD are showing very poor form. They played total four matches including the last match against KKR but managed only one victory.

On the other side, KKR’s performance is a little better than DD. They won two matches by playing same number of matches.

In the last match against Delhi Daredevils, KKR lost the toss and came to bat first. Basically first bowling team used to win match in IPL but like the 12th match of the tournament, KKR also changed the record. They bat first and also won the match.

The match between Delhi Daredevils and Kolkata Knight Riders was the 13th match of the tournament and this IPL is the 11th season where total eight participants have taken part.

In 16th April, 2018 the match between DD and KKR was executed at Eden Gardens in Kolkata which was the home venue of KKR.

KKR came to open their innings first by losing the toss. Their top five players scored well where Russell scored 41 runs in only 12 balls. Lynn scored 31 runs, Uthappa scored 35 runs and Rana scored highest 59 runs in 35 balls. So, at the end of the 20 overs, KKR scored 200 runs just by losing nine wickets. Boult took two wickets where Morris took two wickets so far. Tewatia took three wickets highest for DD.

Later, Delhi Daredevils came to chase the score. They failed to play full overs but in 14.2 overs they getting all out. Only two players of the team Delhi named Pant and Maxwell scotred two figure runs. Pant scored 43 runs and Maxwell scored 47 runs so far. Yadav and Narine took three wickets each for the team KKR.


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